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R&D Materials Engineer - Electroplating

Kelly Services
Lorton, VA 22199
We have an upcoming project that will require a **R&D Materials Engineer** with experience in **Electroplating** or worked around Electroplating in a research and development environment. This is a **permanent position** with a client located in Lorton, VA area for the Aerospace and Defense industries.. Please read on!


**To help with this development work, we are looking for chemical engineers, chemists, material scientists, or others with a strong chemistry or materials background.**


**What you will need for this R&D Materials Engineer position:**


+ BS in Engineering, Science, or Technology related field

+ Experience in a research and development environment

+ Laboratory experience highly regarded


**We currently are developing technologies in the following areas:**


+ Creation of novel 3D printed polymer materials with advanced material properties Top priority

+ Automated analysis of electroplating and chemical stripping solutions for industrial process lines

+ Equipment and new chemicals for elimination, remediation, monitoring, and surveillance of industrial toxins


**Candidates should have research and development experience or significant interest in some of the following areas:**


+ **3D Printing (particularly stereolithography)**

+ **Polymer formulation, photoploymers, blending**

+ **Metallurgy**

+ **Electrochemistry or electroanalytic chemistry**

+ **Corrosion**

+ **Electroplating or chemical stripping**

+ **Integrating analytic equipment into production lines**

+ **Design, fabrication, and testing of new process or analytic equipment**


**In this role you will:**


+ Join the engineering team in developing and testing new products

+ Creation of new polymer blends for 3D printing equipment

+ Design of new processes and equipment

+ Conduct test setup and execution

+ Data mining / Data collection

+ Troubleshooting and routine maintenance of laboratory components and equipment

+ Writing and editing reports

+ Supporting the team in writing proposals for research funding


**Client offers competitive pay and a benefits package including the following:**


+ Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

+ 401K

+ Short Term Disability Insurance paid by company

+ Long Term Disability Insurance paid by company

+ Paid Time Off Starting at 12 days per year

+ Federal Holidays


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**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-10-22 Expires: 2021-12-20

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